W Korei i w USA pierwsze przypadki były tego samego dnia wykryte.
New York City now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than all of South Korea, a country with more than 51 million people, compared with a city of roughly over 8 million. According to a Johns Hopkins University tracker, New York City has over 10,700 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, while South Korea has at least 8,961. According to its Department of Health, New York state has over 15,100 confirmed cases, more than any other state as well as a number of countries, including the United Kingdom. There have also been over 115 deaths in New York state.